Firebrand Trevison

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byCharles Alden Seltzer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...her wince. "What are you doing here? How did you get in? When did you come?" He fired the questions at her roughly, brutally. "Why, Trev." She gulped, her smile fading palely. The conquest was not to be the easy one she had thought--though she really wanted him--more than ever, now that she saw she was in danger of losing him. She explained, earnestly pleading with eyes that had lost their power to charm him. "I heard you were here--that you were in trouble. I want to help you. I got here night before last--to Manti. Rosalind Benham had written about you to Ruth Gresham--a friend of hers in New York. Ruth Gresham told me. I went directly from Manti to Benham's ranch. Then I came here--about dusk, last night. There was a man here--your foreman, he said. I explained, and he let me in. Trev--won't you welcome me?" "It isn't the first time I've been in trouble." His laugh was harsh; it made her cringe and cry: "I've repented for that. I shouldn't have done it; I don't know what was the matter with me. Harvey had been telling me things about you--" "You wouldn't have believed him--" He laughed, cynically. "There's no use of haggling over that--it's buried, and I've placed a monument over it: 'Here 2ies a fool that believed in a woman.' I don't reproach you--you couldn't be blamed for not wanting to marry an idiot like me. But I haven't changed. I still have my crazy ideas of honor and justice and square-dealing, and my double-riveted faith in my ability to triumph over all adversity. But women--Bah! you're all alike! You scheme, you plot, you play for place; you are selfish, cold; you snivel and whine--There is more of it, but I can't think of any more. But--let's face this matter squarely. If you still like me, I'm sorry for you, for I can't...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...her wince. "What are you doing here? How did you get in? When did you come?" He fired the questions at her roug...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217658415

ISBN - 13:9780217658416

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